OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0062)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99392


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- uek-rpm: enable CONFIG_KSPLICE. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug:

- ksplice: add sysctls for determining Ksplice features.
(Jamie Iles)

- signal: protect SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE from unintentional clearing. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25698171]

- KVM: x86: fix emulation of 'MOV SS, null selector' (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 25719659] (CVE-2017-2583) (CVE-2017-2583)

- ext4: store checksum seed in superblock (Darrick J.
Wong) [Orabug: 25719728] (CVE-2016-10208)

- ext4: reserve code points for the project quota feature (Theodore Ts'o) [Orabug: 25719728] (CVE-2016-10208)

- ext4: validate s_first_meta_bg at mount time (Eryu Guan) [Orabug: 25719728] (CVE-2016-10208)

- ext4: clean up feature test macros with predicate functions (Darrick J. Wong) [Orabug: 25719728] (CVE-2016-10208)

- sctp: avoid BUG_ON on sctp_wait_for_sndbuf (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25719793] (CVE-2017-5986)

- tcp: avoid infinite loop in tcp_splice_read (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25720805] (CVE-2017-6214)

- ip: fix IP_CHECKSUM handling (Paolo Abeni) [Orabug:
25720839] (CVE-2017-6347)

- udp: fix IP_CHECKSUM handling (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug:
25720839] (CVE-2017-6347)

- udp: do not expect udp headers in recv cmsg IP_CMSG_CHECKSUM (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 25720839] (CVE-2017-6347)

- xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE incoming ESN size harder (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814641] (CVE-2017-7184)

- xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE XFRMA_REPLAY_ESN_VAL replay_window (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814641] (CVE-2017-7184)

- block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877509] (CVE-2016-7910)


Update the affected kernel-uek / kernel-uek-firmware packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99392

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0062.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/04/14

Modified: 2017/04/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:kernel-uek-firmware, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10208, CVE-2016-7910, CVE-2017-2583, CVE-2017-5986, CVE-2017-6214, CVE-2017-6347, CVE-2017-7184

OSVDB: 147034, 147763, 150690, 152094, 152453, 152704, 153853